On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1802

  • Jul 6 Daniel Morgan, American soldier and politician (Battle of Cowpens, Whiskey Rebellion), dies at 66

Person of interestMarie Francois Xavier Bichat

Jul 22 Marie Fran├žois Xavier bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (tissue theory), dies at 30 after falling down stairs at the Hotel-Dieu and acquiring a fever

Anatomist and Physiologist Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
Anatomist and Physiologist
Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
  • Jul 28 Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer (Il er pastore, Ifigenia), dies at 72